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Has theFederal Government taken over the traditional role of fathers in our country now by providing the food and money (via public assistance) for single women and their children, and rendering husbands and fathers unnecessary?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:38 PM on Apr. 1, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (72)
  • Ah - no.

    Answer by dragonfly7271 at 9:38 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • Yes.


    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 9:53 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • Since the femist movement, men are only sperm donors!

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:58 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • I think some men have rendered themselves unnecessary by making themselves useless. Go through the posts here on any given day. How many times do we see stories of men who'd rather spend their days on World of Warcraft or who refuse to get a job or who skip out on women after impregnating them?

    Hmmm. Sterilize all the men and make it reversible only upon passing an intelligence test. That would solve a lot of problems, dontcha think?

    Answer by gdiamante at 9:58 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • Astute observation.

    Answer by Praying at 10:08 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • none of them would ever pass the test.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:31 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • I don't believe that fathers have been rendered unnecessary, but I agree with the first part of your premise. I think that our culture is pushing fathers out the door and picking their pockets on the way out.
    Yes, many men suck. Many women suck, also.

    But when we hear about fathers who WANT to be with their children and are prohibited from doing that (unless they pay for the privilege of spending time with their children), then I don't believe that men are to blame for the problem.

    Answer by Avarah at 10:46 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • They sure are trying

    Answer by PamJM at 11:06 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • No. I disagree. I don't know any irresponsible men and I don't know any women who are living off the government and saying they don't need a husband. I don't know anyone who think of men as only sperm donors. How dumb. Where is this coming from?????

    Answer by Lindalu2 at 11:10 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • to a point yes... take a walk in the ghettos... there are all these women with babies and their daddies are m.i.a.... they are living off pa just poping out more babies with different guys who still arent around

    Answer by JuLiAnSmOmMy317 at 11:12 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

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